Re: thrift store stuff
Re: thrift store stuff -- lindabd Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Ms J Post Reply
03/07/2018, 23:20:58

Nice! I believe these are Pre-columbian beads from Peru. Mostly shell; the dark maroon/reds, yellow and purple are spondylus (spiny oyster)shell. The dark green may be turquoise. The large black are likely ceramic. Over the last several decades I have acquired similar strands in several locations in Lima and southern Peru. Strand could include reproductions.

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